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Scientology exploits catharsis

Discussion in 'Scientology Technology' started by Veda, Aug 11, 2019.

  1. Veda

    Veda Sponsor

    Scientology seeks to exploit the "abreactive" process.
    (Unearthing previously buried trauma with subsequent relief, catharsis.)

    Cinematic depiction of a suffering soul being helped by a cult leader and becoming his slave.

    One experience of having achieved relief in Scientology
    can be enough to stick a person to Scientology for years.
    Scientologese alert
    Scientologists speak enthusiastically of "blowing their minds" with Scientology, of
    "blowing" masses, ridges, charge, case, and "erasing" upsets, (mental) pictures, stuck pictures, somatics (physical pains), considerations, postulates, etc.

    Sometimes they talk enthusiastically about the empty space that results.


    Scientology's founder confidentially wrote of using "enemy tactics" (externally) on enemies and, it seems, also used some of these same "enemy tactics" (internally) on Scientologists who, decades of evidence indicate, he regarded with suspicion and as potential enemies.

    Guardian Order of 10 October 1974 states, under "Primary Function":

    "To sweep aside opposition sufficiently to create a vacuum into which Scientology can expand."
    There are many reasons why Scientology has sometimes been able to exert undue influence over others, but the use of the abreactive process appears to be one of them.

    It would be one of the "milder methods" - in Scientology's founder's words - for "asserting and maintaining dominion over thoughts and loyalties."

    The "milder methods" were described as "extremely effective," by Scientology's founder, in what was described, over fifty years ago, as the "blueprint" for the Scientology operation or "movement."

    "Undue influence" is defined as "Influence by which a person is induced to act by other than their own free will, or without adequate attention to the consequences."

    The Scientology cult and its apologists insist that there is no "brainwashing" in Scientology.

    However, "brainwashing" is a slang term and there are other terms that can be used.

    One awkward problem for Scientology and its apologists is that Scientology's founder, himself, used the slang term "brainwashing" to label what was later exposed as his secret "blueprint."

    The "milder methods" require "time and concentration," but are useful in preparing or "setting up" a person for more arduous methods, an example of which would be the leading of a "blown out" or "keyed out preclear" to a registrar's (Scientology sales person's) office after a successful "processing session."


    "Advanced Course are the most valuable services on the planet. Life insurance, houses, cars, stocks, bonds, college savings, all are transitory and impermanent... There is nothing to compare with Advanced Courses. They are infinitely valuable and transcend time itself."

    L. Ron Hubbard writing of his Operating Thetan Courses, from Mission Order 375,
    from Scientology's Hard Sell pack for training Scientology sales people or registrars.

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  3. lotus

    lotus stubborn rebel sheep!

    All in impermanent and nothing that the guru and the cult desperately want

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